When I was a senior in high school, I was voted "Most Unique," which was probably code for "Most Gay." When Pete Buttigieg was a senior in high school, he was voted "Most Likely to Run for President," which was probably code for "Most Likely to Run for President." And now he is! Can't relate!
ABC News paid a visit to the public library in South Bend, Indiana, where the Democratic hopeful has served as Mayor for the past eight years. There, they found a copy of Buttigieg's yearbook from senior year of high school, which says he was voted "Most Likely to Run for President" in 2000.
\u201cHigh School Yearbook Reveals Pete Buttigieg Was Declared \u2018Most Likely to Be President\u2019 https://t.co/lmqigtsX1N\u201d
"He was exactly as he is now," the spouse of one of Mayor Pete's high school classmates told ABC.
During his four years at St. Joseph High School, Buttigieg was involved in a bunch of high achiever-y clubs like the National Honor Society, the Junior Leaders, and Philosophy Club. He was also the valedictorian, apparently. Again! Can't relate!
ABC also notes that the teenage "Mayor Pete," as some call him, won the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest for an essay he wrote about then-Rep. Bernie Sanders of Vermont -- Buttigieg expands on this further in his intriguingly well-timed memoir, Shortest Way Home: One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future, which came out earlier this year.
Speaking of Sanders, the Vermont Senator is currently beating the Buttigeg in the 2020 Democratic primary polls that have been conducted thus far. I am trailing them both.